The human papillomavirus (HPV) may cause warts, including genital warts, and may cause cervical cancer and changes in the cervix that can lead to cancer. Other types of HPV can cause oral cancer and some other cancers, such as vaginal and anal cancer. HPV is spread by direct contact.
Medical Review:Sarah Marshall MD - Family Medicine & Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine & Kevin C. Kiley MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology & JoLynn Montgomery PA - Family Medicine
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